Question about E-Machines T3256 PC Desktop
My computer's dvd drive doesn't work, it can play cds and it can burn disks but it can't play dvds. I have tried to put in multiple dvds that all work on other computers and dvd players, but my computer only reads them as blank disk.
please help me with this
I recently got my computer fixed and in order to fix it they had to clear everything off my computer so it was like a new one when i got it back but now it wont play my dvds
Posted on Sep 24, 2010
You have to download the dvd software, try the VLC DVD PLAYER its free it plays everything.....
Posted on Nov 19, 2014
I put new peppa pig dvd in but not playing on my computer can you assist
Posted on Dec 11, 2010
Here are troubleshooting steps to help you track down problems such as jerky
playback, pauses, error messages, and so on.
* Get updated drivers. Driver bugs are the biggest cause of playback
problems, ranging from freezes to bogus error messages about regions.
Go to the support section on the Web sites of your equipment
manufacturers and make sure you have the latest decoder drivers as
well as the latest drivers for your graphics adapter and DVD-ROM
* Make sure DMA is turned on. For Windows, go into the System Properties
Device Manager, choose CD-ROM, open the CD/DVD driver properties,
choose the Settings tab, and make sure the DMA box is checked.
Caution: You may run into problems with an AMD K6 CPU. Check for a
BIOS upgrade and a CD/DVD-ROM driver upgrade from your system
manufacturer before turning DMA on.
* If you get an error about unavailable overlay surface, reduce the
display resolution or number of colors (right-click desktop, choose
* Try turning off programs that are running in the background. (Close or
exit applets in the Windows system tray.)
* If you are using a SCSI DVD-ROM drive, make sure that the it's the
first or last device in the SCSI chain. If it's the last device, make
sure it's terminated. I hope this helped a litte.
Thanks for using FixYa.com
Posted on Oct 09, 2008
Clean the lens...
Posted on Dec 24, 2009
Do you mean DVD movies wont play? If so you need to install DVD software. Use Google to search for some or buy some e.g. PowerDVD.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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